[LONDON] Britain is outspending its major European Union peers when it comes to investment projects as it tries to make up for past neglect.

CONSTRUCTION spending in Australia took a surprise spill last quarter as infrastructure came off the boil and home building hit a one-year low, a disappointing result that adds to signs of a...

MINNESOTA leaders are starting work on a US$2 billion light rail project, the state's largest infrastructure project - and the kind of spending that may help keep recession risk at bay....

[NEW YORK] A slowdown in global consumer confidence threatens to overshadow the holiday shopping season in the United States, which despite a strong start is not immune to developments in Europe...

JAPAN'S household spending unexpectedly fell in October, and real wages slipped for a third straight month - adding to concerns about the strength of the economy as global trade frictions...

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AMERICANS' spending rose by more than forecast in October, giving the biggest part of the economy a solid start to the quarter, while a measure of underlying inflation cooled to the slowest...

[MELBOURNE] The world's biggest miners are cranking up spending for the first time in half a decade as well as pursuing more takeovers -- and investors are flashing hazard lights as commodities...

A NEW centre to train teams of experts who can respond to local and regional cybersecurity incidents will be fully funded by the Singapore government when it is launched in the second quarter of...

THE world needs to step up spending to meet the ambitious goals to reduce poverty and protect the environment adopted by the United Nations, International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director...